Gap Inc. Finance Manager (FP&A) in Hong Kong
Finance Manager (FP&A)
JOB#: 9529318 DATE POSTED:Jun. 28, 2017
Finance Manager (FP&A)
The Finance Manager will serve as a key business partner to dedicated Category / Function leaders by providing relevant financial management and decision support. The Manager will drive the budget / forecast preparation, provide relevant financial analysis and provide sound recommendations to support the strategic business plans and drive business results.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Planning, Analysis and Support
Drive the analysis and forecast process and facilitate monthly close. Understand business plan / growth strategies and work with teams to incorporate initiative impact into the budget and forecasts.
Serve as a key member to provide decision support analysis, modeling financial impacts of initiatives under consideration (e.g. vendor placement, HC & productivity analysis) and facilitate objective business decision.
Develop methodologies to improve forecast accuracy, identify cost drivers and trends to establish realistic P & L targets & measurements. Partner with regional & other finance teams in designing new tools to track and support new initiatives and controls.
Lead and support Regional & local functional initiatives to support strategic business plan
Analyze key performance indicator to measure business and operation performance.
- Controls & Process re-engineering
Identify and implement on going process improvement and cost efficiencies for the organization and target to deliver process simplification and driving efficiencies.
Manage discussion with vendors to land on solution and rectification plan for special payment request and claims
Implement and maintain all Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and ensure areas operate with control environments consistent with GAAP and Gap Inc. policies
Implement appropriate control changes in line with the Supply Chain strategy initiatives
- Recruit, develop, motivate and retain staffs
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate degree in accounting or equivalent
CPA or equivalent
A minimum of 7 years relevant professional work experience preferably in sizable MNC
Previous exposure in Manufacturing or Apparel Sourcing industry will be a plus
Proved track record in successfully drive down cost of good sold and deal with vendors will be preferred
Strong business acumen, analytical skills and problem solving skills with ability to turn findings into executable plans
Experience in forecasting and budgeting using complex models
Financial systems (Oracle, Essbase)
High integrity and good communication & influencing skills
Good command in English
Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team? Please visit our careers website www.gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers